A few posts ago we decided we are in need for knit. Just try to say that out loud, and if you had no problems saying it, say it twice as fast, repeatedly. That’s a tongue twister, isn’t it? Back to outfits, as an extension to that post, I went to check out some more knits from Asos which, if you have read my blog before, you know I love for the huge selection. Since the holiday is coming and we might feel more like giving/buying presents for others, I have put together an outfit that is even less than £100 which is the usual in these series – this time it is under £70.
I love wearing skirts during winter, with a good pair of tights and a cozy sweater. I also find this combination a bit more girly – knits with skirts, than my usual knits with trousers. This is probably one of the most bohemian looks that I have ever put together, which really grows on me. It might be the holiday spirit that is making me all mushy, but I definitely have my bohemian side.
1. Asymmetric hem skirt | £38 ASOS
As much as I am in love with knits, this skirt is what started the whole outfit. It has a very soft jacquard look to it, but without becoming heavy looking or feeling for that matter. Do I need to say anything about the colour? It’s like I need to compensate for all my childhood when I didn’t want to wear pink and I am wearing it all now.
When I choose outfits lately, I also think of how they will look in pictures, and how will I feel moving in them. I don’t know if you noticed, but lately, we take more and more dynamic pictures and less static ones. This is just my personal preference and especially when you have a garment that flows and moves with you, it’s a bliss. And this skirt in particular, is exactly that. First, it’s as light as silk so it moved wherever I wanted it to, plus the asymmetric hem gives it another kind of movement.
You might have noticed, but I am not that much into classic skirts. This one is not classic at all and fulfills all my wishes: it’s pink, flowy and has an interesting architecture to it. What more can a girl ask? Swarovskies?
2. Multi-stripe knit | £24.99 BERSHKA
When it comes to knits, it’s very hard to go wrong for me. But one thing that puts me off for life is scratchy knits. I have quite a reactive skin so I get all red if I wear one of those hedgehog knits, but it is not the case with this one. When I saw the price tag, I did not have my hopes up, but I was most pleasantly surprised! It is so soft, even for me and I test drove it for the entire day and had no hedgehog issues.
Again, do I need to say anything about the colour? I love the coral with the pastel blue combination, makes me feel like I am in candy land without ruining my teeth. This is a chunkier design so at first I was not sure it would go with a voluminous skirt, but it totally did! I added a belt just to have a bit of a waist line, but it would honestly go without the belt also. Maybe just tuck the knit in, in front of the skirt for a longer legs effect. This is my most used trick:D
I have the impression that you will see this combination a lot: knits with skirts, because I am in that kind of a mood and then, the possibilities are endless. My Christmas tree is already giving me the looks, so I will finish the post now and start making my flat all Christmassy together with a well-caffeinated Paul.
Carols singing kisses!